Samsung has just made another step towards improving the next version of its virtual assistant – Bixby 2.0. The company has acquired Kngine – an Egyptian-based startup, fully dedicated to the idea of making an AI which learns and evolves just like a human does.
Finnish company HMD Global pretty much nailed it at MWC 2018, but many good things are still about to happen to Nokia fans. Although Nokia 8 Sirocco is the company’s new flagship smartphone, at least two other top-tier Nokia-branded phones will be released by the end of the year.
If you believe Nokia 8 Sirocco leaves to be desired when it comes to the camera or other aspects that you think should offer more in terms of features, HMD plans to launch the Nokia 8 Pro and Nokia 9.
Even though we don’t know what names HMD will use for these phones, sources with knowledge about the company’s …
Two new Apple iPad models, “A1893” and “A1954,” were approved by the Eurasian Economic Commission. The regulatory agency has oversight in countries like Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan. The two model numbers do not correspond with any previously released iPad tablet. Top Apple analyst Ming Chi-Kuo of KGI Securities said last year that the 2018 Apple iPad Pro will resemble the Apple iPhone X thanks to the inclusion of an edge-to-edge screen, the TrueDepth Camera, and Face ID. And yes, that means that the new iPad Pro units will feature the infamous “notch.”
We would expect …
Despite the fact the latest major Android version – Android 8 Oreo – is present on little more than 1% of all Android devices, we’ve already got some details on the next big Android update – Android 9.0 P, having the internal code name ‘Pistachio Ice Cream’.
This week Google signed a deal for partnership with the Universal Stylus Initiative and the goal is already clear – develop a unified stylus standard, so you are able to use one pen on all of your devices.
Although Sony has already unveiled a trio of Xperia phones early this year at CES (Consumers Electronics Show), we expect the Japanese company to unveil a couple of more handsets next month at MWC (Mobile World Congress) 2018.
As a matter fact, we’ve just been invited to Sony’s MWC press conference scheduled to take place on February 26. The invitation doesn’t mention anything about phones, just that we’ll get to see their latest technological achievements.
However, since MWC is all about smartphones, we strongly believe that we’ll see at least two new Xperia devices, including a …
Finnish company HMD Global borrowed the Nokia brand to make smartphones and they’re doing a pretty good job. However, that doesn’t stop HMD from trying to do even better.
It appears that HMD transferred another well-known brand that will probably help it sell even more devices. The “Asha” brand belonged to Nokia before Microsoft acquired the company’s mobile division, but when the Redmond finally bought Nokia’s mobile business, it also got the Asha brand.
Since there’s no official announcement, it’s yet unclear how HMD Global was able to trademark the Asha …
When the Google Store started offering a trade-in program in October for the Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL, Google sent out a special trade-in kit that received a number of complaints. Those taking advantage of the deal received a 4 x 6 envelope that contained a very light amount of padding. This worried a number of Google Store customers who were afraid that without enough protection, their trade would never make it through the U.S. Postal System unscathed.
Considering that the terms of the trade-in deal say “refund is based on phone received matching the description provided at time of estimate,” …